Monthly Archives: January 2015

Register for Academies On-Line – Friday, January 30th, 2015

The following information is being posted on behalf of our school district’s academies coordinator to our registration blog for the benefit of families who are considering registering students for any of the Sooke School District’s academy programs for September, 2015. … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Registration Update – January 26th, 2015

We’d like to start off by thanking the members of our school community for their enthusiastic response to our call for registrations. As many readers of our blog are aware, today was the first day in the history of our … Continue reading

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On-Line Registration System Update

At 8:00 this morning, the Sooke School District’s new on-line registration system went live. Our initial planning was that up to 300 registrations would be requested at any one time. As it turns out, by 8:27 this morning, we had … Continue reading

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Parent Question – How to Request a School Change

Yesterday evening, we received a question from a parent via our Facebook page. Specifically, we were asked how to request a change of schools. Here’s the process: Except for the Nature Kindergarten and the French Immersion programs, all students must … Continue reading

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How On-Line Registrations are Date-Stamped

Over the past few days, we’ve had a number of questions regarding our on-line registration system’s handling of date-stamps. A ‘date-stamp’ is the time and date that is recorded as the ‘official’ time your request to register is sent to … Continue reading

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Registration System Updated – Pre-Confirmation of Emails

As we are in the last days before our Kindergarten registration week opens, we have made one small change to our on-line system. As explained in our first video tutorial, part of the registration process involves having a parent or … Continue reading

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Video Uploaded – Registering On-Line for French Immersion or Nature Kindergarten

We have just uploaded another video for parents using our on-line system. This time, we’ve focused on how to use our software in order to register for French Immersion or Nature Kindergarten. Near the end, we’ve also included a short … Continue reading

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Parent Question – Strong Start Student Registering for Kindergarten

We’ve recently received a question on our Facebook page about Strong Start students and their registration for Kindergarten in our school district. The specific question was whether current Strong Start students needed to follow the same registration procedures. The answer … Continue reading

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Video Added – Using an Override Code for an Unknown address

In a previous posting, we showed parents and guardians how to validate their address prior to registration. This is an important step in making sure that on-line registration goes smoothly, and is especially important for families who live in very … Continue reading

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Video Added – Validating your address before registration day

The Sooke School District experiences a year-to-year growth in student population. This is due, in part, to new construction that happens across the district. Because of this, it is possible that for a new development, a family’s home address isn’t … Continue reading

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